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Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.

'E - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence to individuals with last names between E and G. Correspondence concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans' Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member. Correspondents include Paul Ekins, and Orio Giarini (includes Elisabeth Mann Borgese's thoughts on economics).

'V' - 'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with the Treasury Board, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (on a shipping seminar), and Finance Minister Michael Wilson (with Robert R. de Cotret).

Correspondence regarding "The Drama of the Oceans"

File contains correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd., Princeton University Press, Alessandro Olschki, Claire McDonald, Sheila Martin, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, N. B. Marshall, Tom Mahnken, The Metropolitan Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Cyril Glasse, Judith Munns, Brian J. Rothschild, Donna D. Schwartz, A. M. Kennedy, Kjel Sandved, Srpoka Knizevna Zadruga, Flip Schulke, Professor Vigneaux, John Sylvester, Jack Drafahl, Deirdre Silberstein. Most of the correspondence relates to clearing pictures for inclusion in Elisabeth Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans."

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.

'S' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains outgoing correspondence to Dieter Thomas (San Marino), on the role of small or mini-States in the United Nations, and a letter to West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and IOI Headquarters vol. VII

File contains correspondence with and documents from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) headquarters in Malta. Topics of discussion include the Danielle de St. Jorre scholarship, Elisabeth Mann Borgese's death, the insurance industry project, the UN agreement on the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, new IOI operational centres, the IOI-Virtual University (IOI-VU), the appointment of a new Executive Director of the IOI, Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocation, and new IOI Board members. Includes proposals ("Integrating Risk Reduction in Integrated Coastal Management); reports ("Highlights of Developments and Actions since December 2000"); meeting agendas and minutes (of the IOI's Executive Committee); and a memorandum of understanding (regarding the establishment of an IOI operational centre in Germany).

Correspondence with "Impact" magazine.

File contains correspondence with Carmel Psaila, and with Impact (Public Relations) Limited. Much of the correspondence relates to an overview of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) written by Mann Borgese, see MS-2-744, Box 42, Folder 27 for a copy of that article.

Brochure for Independent World Commission on the Oceans

File contains an informational and promotional brochure for the Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO). Includes reproductions of children's drawings of the ocean. Brochure also contains background information (in French) on the Commission and it's membership, and on the second plenary session to be held in Rio de Janerio (July 1996).

'A' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence to/from: M.E. Arie (UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), S. Andersen (UNDP - United Nations Development Programme), and M.O. Adio (Delegation of Nigeria, UNCLOS - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea).

'G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains "Synopsis of Objective" for talks on the Law of the Sea, as well as correspondence with H. Gajentaan, A. Gacia Robles, F. Galindo, G.H. Gottlieb, and M.E. Galey.

'K' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence to/from: [Kirthisinga], Dale Krause (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO), Martin Kaplan (World Health Organization, or WHO), Heimo Kellner, Birabhongse Karemrri, Johan Kaufman (The Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations), Susan Kaeser (World College West), and Franz Koenig (Archbishop of Vienna), which discusses the Holy See's position on the Law of the Sea.

Correspondence between Maurice Strong of the International Development Research Centre and Elisabeth Mann Borgese

File contains correspondence with Maurice Strong, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Chairman and Director of Petro-Canada. File also contains a postcard announcing Strong's candidacy for a seat in the Canadian Parliament in the 1979 election.

Caracas-Geneva-Caracas : [brochure]

File contains a copy of a brochure written after the Caracas meeting of the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), and discussing the upcoming Geneva meeting. Includes "A New Strategy" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Indian Officials

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and various Indian individuals, organizations, government officials, and universities, including (among others): Indian Institute of Management (R.S. Ganapathy); Government of India (including Rajiv Gandhi, Department of Ocean Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of External Affairs, Fish Survey of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Institute of Oceanography); Centre for Science and Technology; Society for Indian Ocean Studies; Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited; Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee; South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission; the Indian Society of International Law; Confederation of Indian Industry; Dr. K.T. Damodaran; V.V.R. Varadachari; S.P. Jagota; Asim Kumar Mazumdar; Dr. V.S. Raju; Dr. V.K. Gaur; T.P. Sreenivasan; P.K. Jha; Prime Minister Narasima Rao; C.S. George; Azhar Shamim Zaidi; R.K. Sharma; Prasada Rao; Ambassador Wynn Lwin; Dr. Nehchal Sandhu; Professor Stish Chandra; and Krishan Saigal. Also includes correspondence and a speech from future Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Some correspondence concerns Training Programme, India's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), conferences, publications, and other matters. File also Includes a copy of a paper Mann Borgese wrote for a seminar on Indian Rim countries; Mann Borgese's comments on the paper "Law of the Sea" by Hedda Moeller; brochures; conference materials; an abstract ("Ocean Energy"); newsletters; announcements; a syllabus for an IOI course; and promotional material.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Nikki Meith

File contains correspondence with Meith, who was involved in publishing the brochures created by International Ocean Institute and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). File Includes drafts of Elisabeth Mann Borgese's brochures "The Law of the Sea and the Caribbean" and "The Oceans, the Convention and You," as well as comments from the brochures' editor.

'O' - 'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada, Government of Canada Privy Council Office, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Karen O'Brien; Douglas Patriquin (attached are government documents); C.G. Penney; Nicholas Polunin (attached are EMB's comments on an editorial); George Post (attached are government documents); Francois Pouliot; Victor Prescott; Sharon Proctor.

'A' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with American Bibliographical Center (ABC) - Clio Press, George Abi Saab, and A.A. Archer. Topics of discussion includes edits to a paper written by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and royalty reports. File also includes royalty statements.